Carol Ann Carpenter Porter, 63, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, in her home.
She was born to Earnest L. and Blanche M. (Wood) Carpenter Sept. 22, 1947, in Liberal.
She married Carrol Porter March 6, 1982. He survives.
She graduated form Tyrone High School in 1965. She attended Southwestern State College in Weatherford, Okla., and graduated in 1968.
She taught and coached in Kismet, Plains, SW Heights and Leon schools. She coached high school basketball for two years. In 1977, she moved to Amarillo, Texas, where she taught and coached high school basketball for two years. In 1979, she moved to Guthrie, Okla., where she continued her career as a teacher and coach.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Guthrie. She helped with the sound system and was a bread ministry team leader.
She enjoyd playing basketball during her high school years.
She is also survived by her step-children Ron Porter and wife, Cindy, Mustang, Okla., and Diana Carter and husband, Neil, Ramsgate, England; five step-grandchildren Rachel (Porter) and husband, Matt Gaffner, Sarah Porter, Sam Carter, Brandi and husband,David Seltenreich, and Josh Moore; and one step-great-granddaughter, Kelsi Seltenreich.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Elvin Carpenter.
o Services were at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at the First Christian Church in Guthrie, Okla., with Dr. Dennis Clark presiding.
Burial followed at Summit View Cemetery in Guthrie, Okla.
Memorials are suggested to Carillon Fund, in care of First Christian Church, 402 E. Noble, Guthrie, OK 73044.